Coronavirus: McAfee unearths dark web blood bank

Amid a glut of face masks, hand sanitiser and toilet paper being sold online through both legitimate and illegitimate sources during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, threat researchers at McAfee have uncovered a posting on a…

IR35 private sector reforms: Blanket bans on limited…

Several weeks have passed since the government confirmed that the roll-out of the IR35 tax avoidance reforms to the private sector will be deferred for 12 months because of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, pushing the…

Happy developers write secure code, report claims

Developers who are happy and satisfied in their work are 3.6 times less likely to neglect security considerations in their code, 2.3 times more likely to have automated security tools in place, and 1.3 times…

Coronavirus: Criminals using Zoom installer to spread cryptominer

Cyber criminals are exploiting the popularity of the Zoom videoconferencing and collaboration application during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic to trick users into downloading a malicious cryptominer to their devices, according to Trend Micro threat researchers…

UCL collaborates with IBM to use virtual reality…

With the UK population having to maintain social isolation to reduce the impact of coronavirus, new research has highlighted the extent of loneliness. A study released today by IBM’s Institute for Business Value on loneliness…